THE BRONX - A former Bronx high school teacher has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a gun and cigarette smuggling ring.
Theophilis Burroughs was sentenced Thursday. Prosecutors say the former Stuyvesant High School music teacher sold more than a dozen guns, as well as 27,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes in 2009.
Investigators say Burroughs was heard on tape expressing his support for terrorist organizations during the transactions.
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Burroughs is facing other charges in New Jersey.